Pesticide sales in EU28

Data Visualization Created 08 Sep 2017 Published 30 Nov 2017 Last modified 18 Dec 2017
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The Utilised agricultural area (abbreviated as UAA) describes the area used for farming. It includes the following land categories:  "arable land;  "permanent grassland;  "permanent crops;  "other agricultural land such as kitchen gardens (even if they only represent small areas of total UAA).  The term does not include unused agricultural land, woodland and land occupied by buildings, farmyards, tracks, ponds, etc.    This indicator uses the concept of "main area" that means the area of the land parcel: "in case of annual crops, the main area correspond to the sown area; "in the case of permanent crops, to the total planted area;  "in the case of successive crops, to the main crop that occupied the parcel during that year;  "and in the case of simultaneous crops, to the corresponding area of the different crops. 

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Pesticide sales [aei_fm_salpest09] provided by Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat)

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